Former Miss KY USA accused of smuggling drugs into Ohio prison
LIMA, OH (WAVE) - A former Miss Kentucky USA has been indicted for attempting to smuggle drugs into an Ohio prison.
According to Lima News, Kia Hampton, 28, of Louisville, was indicted by a grand jury after being caught with marijuana inside Allen-Oakwood Correction Institution in Lima.
Probable cause to obtain a search warrant for Hampton was developed while listening to recorded phone calls, according to an affidavit of an Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper.
While visiting Jeremy Kelly, a man serving four years on two drug trafficking charges, on May 26, Hampton was served her warrant and read her Miranda
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Hampton voluntarily turned over the drugs after being caught, according to Allen County Assistant Prosecutor Kenneth Sturgill. She is facing a maximum sentence of three years.
Hampton was Miss Congeniality USA in 2011 and was also featured in an ad for fugitive attorney Eric Conn.
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